[LMB] Spirit Ring, Chapter 3

Raymond Collins rcrcoll6 at gmail.com
Thu Oct 7 22:52:37 BST 2021


I inherited a ancient Coptic lamp that looks it could hold a genie. I used
to rub it but alas,  no genie came out with three wishes.

On Thu, Oct 7, 2021, 9:47 AM Tony Zbaraschuk via Lois-Bujold <
lois-bujold at lists.herald.co.uk> wrote:

> On Thu, Oct 7, 2021 at 9:43 AM brazee <howard at brazee.net> wrote:
>
> > I suspect magic lamps started from one story, as they don’t make much
> > sense.
> >
>
> 1001 Nights; the story of Aladdin.  Anyone know of an earlier source for
> this?
>
> What other devices have had souls/spirits embedded in them?
> >
>
> The Rivers of London books have a couple of stories with souls captured in
> jars.  Probably not the only such versions.
>
>
> Tony Zbaraschuk
>
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